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A reader-supported surf publication founded in 1992, The Surfer’s Journal is vivid, authoritative, and independent. The goal of each 132-page bimonthly edition? A completely resolved composition. Balance. Color. Story. And purist surf energy from Page One to close-of-book.

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Drew Kampion takes us to a surf contest in the future. The whole professional surf contest system has morphed along the lines of Major League Baseball. Morey Sanchez, one long in the tooth surf coach ponders new surf sensation Douglas La Mancha. La Mancha has come on the surf scene and set pro surfing on it’s ear!